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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - Kenshi777   (Jun 09, 2010, 2:38 pm)
Hi Allen and all, please see comments inserted below with ***
I think some of this is going too far.
1 - Does the new Austrian position in Kolosvar force Austrian/Romanian
conflict too much, or can

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - Kenshi777   (Jun 09, 2010, 11:14 am)
Greece can throw a wrench in Italy's plans no (as we saw in DC 28Cool?
Palermo can be guaranteed in the first year with good follow on
options. (of course
they do need either Austria or Serbia to he

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - FuzzyLogic   (Jun 08, 2010, 6:48 pm)
Turkey starts w 4 and a F Sev? And Austria is right behind Romaina?
Wow. Glad I didn't get Romania in this version! Italy is way too
isolated. One of the problems of the map, Italy gets that who

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - Kenshi777   (Jun 08, 2010, 5:23 pm)
Ultimately these are your decisions. It's your variant.
***Well, yeah, but the point of the playtest is to solicit your
opinions Smile As I'm learning in DC 322 (Dark Ages) you never really
see all

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - FuzzyLogic   (Jun 08, 2010, 8:28 am)
Re: Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version)




"Do you have any thoughts on the specific changes I proposed - are they all bad?  Or do you just think any revisions are premature?"
 

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are... - rodtheworm   (Jun 08, 2010, 1:10 am)
As a footnote, I suppose I should add that the retraction/explanation I gave was actually entirely true, however implausible it sounded! Smile 

 

Ross

 

 

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are... - Kenshi777   (Jun 07, 2010, 3:38 pm)
I was amused by this diplomatic faux pas, yes Smile I actually saved the thread
-B.
On 6/7/10, Ross Webb wrote:

Hi all,



Scraping for time to do a proper review just now, but I'll definitel

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - Kenshi777   (Jun 07, 2010, 3:37 pm)
Hi Mike - while in principle I agree (I actually like A/T in Standard,
think it's underutilized as part of the true Central Powers alliance
(G/A/T) - in this case I think the comparison is forced fo

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are... - rodtheworm   (Jun 07, 2010, 12:44 pm)
Hi all,

 

Scraping for time to do a proper review just now, but I'll definitely have one for you all.  In the meantime, here's a fine example of what never to do in Diplomacy, courtesy

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - FuzzyLogic   (Jun 07, 2010, 10:25 am)
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version)




I dont see this problem you're trying to fix regarding AS alliances.
 
I feared the AS in this game.  For the first couple weeks of game-t

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Short Version) - Kenshi777   (Jun 04, 2010, 3:55 pm)
---Ben--- Allen makes some valid points about the A/S relationship and
the uphill/downhill map dynamic in general...thoughts on the changes
proposed so far below. First, the ones I *don't* want to

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) - Kenshi777   (Jun 04, 2010, 3:52 pm)
Okay, had a chance to read Allen and Mike's remarks, and wanted to
take a second to discuss some of their revision ideas - lots of good
material here to work with, and I had a few thoughts of my own

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Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) FuzzyLogic Jun 07, 10:25 am
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version)




I dont see this problem you're trying to fix regarding AS alliances.
 
I feared the AS in this game.  For the first couple weeks of game-t
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) Kenshi777 Jun 07, 03:37 pm
Hi Mike - while in principle I agree (I actually like A/T in Standard,
think it's underutilized as part of the true Central Powers alliance
(G/A/T) - in this case I think the comparison is forced fo
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) FuzzyLogic Jun 08, 08:28 am
Re: Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version)




"Do you have any thoughts on the specific changes I proposed - are they all bad?  Or do you just think any revisions are premature?"
 
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) Kenshi777 Jun 08, 05:23 pm
Ultimately these are your decisions. It's your variant.
***Well, yeah, but the point of the playtest is to solicit your
opinions Smile As I'm learning in DC 322 (Dark Ages) you never really
see all
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) FuzzyLogic Jun 08, 06:48 pm
Turkey starts w 4 and a F Sev? And Austria is right behind Romaina?
Wow. Glad I didn't get Romania in this version! Italy is way too
isolated. One of the problems of the map, Italy gets that who
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) Kenshi777 Jun 09, 11:14 am
Greece can throw a wrench in Italy's plans no (as we saw in DC 28Cool?
Palermo can be guaranteed in the first year with good follow on
options. (of course
they do need either Austria or Serbia to he
Balkans 1860 Revisions - Stage 1 (Long Version) (dc288) Kenshi777 Jun 09, 02:38 pm
Hi Allen and all, please see comments inserted below with ***
I think some of this is going too far.
1 - Does the new Austrian position in Kolosvar force Austrian/Romanian
conflict too much, or can
dc288 Romania EGS - FuzzyLogic   (Jun 04, 2010, 7:47 am)
A game cut short…
 
There was a lot more to this game-- that's for sure.  But when I start out playing, I always set out to first secure a survival, then try to secure a draw, and only

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are... - teflongnome   (Jun 04, 2010, 7:35 am)
Game over.  First, thanks to B for doing another great job as GM.  Calm, cool, and collected is our B, large and in charge.  Seriously, he runs a fantastic game, generally on time, alwa

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are... - Nigs   (Jun 03, 2010, 4:06 pm)
Ben, guys,
thanks for agreeing to end this now. I'll write a full(ish) EGS later. For now, thanks again, and best of luck in your current and future games - it has been a pleasure playing with you al

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are... - Kenshi777   (Jun 03, 2010, 3:53 pm)
In AD 1867, war was beginning...
*EXPLOSION*
Greeks: What happen ?
Ottomans: Somebody set us up the bomb.
Ottomans: We get signal.
Greeks: What !
Ottomans: Main screen turn on.
Greeks: It's you

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DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are Belong to Us - GAME OVER (I think?) (dc288) Nigs Jun 03, 04:06 pm
Ben, guys,
thanks for agreeing to end this now. I'll write a full(ish) EGS later. For now, thanks again, and best of luck in your current and future games - it has been a pleasure playing with you al
DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are Belong to Us - GAME OVER (I think?) (dc288) rodtheworm Jun 07, 12:44 pm
Hi all,

 

Scraping for time to do a proper review just now, but I'll definitely have one for you all.  In the meantime, here's a fine example of what never to do in Diplomacy, courtesy
DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are Belong to Us - GAME OVER (I think?) (dc288) Kenshi777 Jun 07, 03:38 pm
I was amused by this diplomatic faux pas, yes Smile I actually saved the thread
-B.
On 6/7/10, Ross Webb wrote:

Hi all,



Scraping for time to do a proper review just now, but I'll definitel
DC 288: Balkans1860: Fall 1867 - All Your Base Are Belong to Us - GAME OVER (I think?) (dc288) rodtheworm Jun 08, 01:10 am
As a footnote, I suppose I should add that the retraction/explanation I gave was actually entirely true, however implausible it sounded! Smile 

 

Ross

 

 
ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Fall 1867 Deadline Remin... - Kenshi777   (Jun 02, 2010, 5:07 pm)
Orders are due tomorrow!
B.
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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana - Kenshi777   (Jun 01, 2010, 5:05 pm)
I'll accept the permanent vote if sent to me privately.
B.
On 6/1/10, dc288(at)diplomaticcorp.com wrote:
Rodtheworm posted in dc288. The message was...

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Guys,

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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana - rodtheworm   (Jun 01, 2010, 5:03 pm)
Guys,

 

Due to increasing time pressures I'd like to put out that I'm also now willing to accept any draw proposed.  While I've enjoyed this game a lot, I'm really feeling the pre

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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana (dc288) Kenshi777 Jun 01, 05:05 pm
I'll accept the permanent vote if sent to me privately.
B.
On 6/1/10, dc288(at)diplomaticcorp.com wrote:
Rodtheworm posted in dc288. The message was...

________________________________

Guys,
B's Summer Schedule - Nigs   (May 28, 2010, 2:29 pm)
Guys,
I was trying to avoid inconviencing you all, nt adding complications.
I have already submitted orders for next season. If i am able to, I will try to continue to do so for future seasons. The

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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana - FuzzyLogic   (May 28, 2010, 2:25 pm)
Allen,
Don't misquote me please.
I said normally I wouldn't vote for a draw this early in a game.  There is no telling what would happen.  It's early.  Really.  But in th

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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana - teflongnome   (May 28, 2010, 2:11 pm)
I don't understand, I didn't get into this game to be part of a draw, and how could it be possible to grant a draw to anything but all survivors?  Who here thinks he played a "better" game than s

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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana - rodtheworm   (May 28, 2010, 2:00 pm)
I'd vote yes on a 4-way too - perhaps BRS would win in the end, but it's far from certain.  At this stage I'd find it a bit rude excluding Nigs, especially after such a well played game

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ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana - FuzzyLogic   (May 28, 2010, 1:59 pm)
Re: ACD236/DC288: Balkans1860 Spring 1867: Tirana




Look guys I think there is no question that unless there is dissention among BRS, we will overrun the boot in time.  It's nothing against Nig

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B's Summer Schedule - Kenshi777   (May 28, 2010, 1:54 pm)
To all players in games I am playing in and running:
I have a vacation planned (the first real vacation in two years!) for
June 19-27, and will shortly thereafter be heading up to Wisconsin for
ann

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B's Summer Schedule (dc288) Nigs May 28, 02:29 pm
Guys,
I was trying to avoid inconviencing you all, nt adding complications.
I have already submitted orders for next season. If i am able to, I will try to continue to do so for future seasons. The

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